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and civic order ends in disorder. what's next after another wild night at oakland city hall. and on the eve of obama, romney, round one. which candidates can claim the highest television rattings and which vp candidate gets honorable mention? i'm ken bastida. >> and i'm dana king. there has been a huge spike in the gas pump and it happened overnight. kit doe on the reasons why gas stations are pushing a 10 to 30- cent jump. fill her up, kit. >> reporter: dana, in a simple supply, demand economics. a number of refineries shut down for a various number of reasons. one of which is the heat. >> the record heat that has been sweeping was apparently too much for the power grid in southern california. the exxon mobile refinery shut down yesterday after the facility lost power. gasbuddy.com says the heat caused a transformer at a nearby substation to malfunction. combine that with the refinery in richmond, and you have yet another perfect storm for high gas prices. the wholesale cost shot up $1.06 in one week. by friday, retail prices could spike 30 cents. if it keeps up, station owners will hav
at three city libraries and the union city sports center. for more information go to abc7news.com and click on see it on tv. >>> now to an east bay political fight that turned physical. a richmond city councilman is set to press charges against a community activist for punching him in the back of head and doing it right in front after a police officer. but the activist says the councilman punched him first. >> reporter: rude and impolite and i'm sick of it. >> that is the councilman says a political rival yelled at him before he was assaulted. >> next thing i know, i feel this big thud to the back of my head. my neckline in the back of my head. wow, what was that. so i turn around and look and i get a sock right temple here. >> this video shows david moore being led away by police in handcuffs. the assault happened at a councilman candidates' meeting on the 1100 block of brickyard cove. he was cited and released. moore who is an active member of richmond alliance wrote this. i said is pretty mean things calling him a bully and coward. he punched me in the fates and i tried to hit him back.
to last year, according to a report. and the website reach the city tied with portland as that accept second most bicycle friendly city in the country .. >> we make strides as far as bike lanes and more bike safety measures, expanded bicycle parking, we have a long way to go but this all started with what happened two decades ago. >> on valencia at the welcome center for the event today, bicyclist from all over the world are checking in, some are long time critical mass riders and tell me the city has come a long way but i could get more bicycles and lake, as for whether that message has been heard? >> it is interesting because i think that critical mass is not driving any one particular message around how to improve the city, it is really an awareness statements of " your real art, we're taking up this amount of space with as many cycles to show you that we exist ". i would not say that we have any goals that we want to achieve. >> when it first presented itself there was a lot confrontation. >> yes there was. mad motorists have occasionally tried to run down the bicyclist. bicyclist
know what the city is doing to make sure things go as smoothly as possible. >> reporter: we are at the america's cup official store. if you look here to your right, you can see one northbound lane there, will be shutdown this weekend between the ferry building and bay street to allow emergency vehicles access to the hub of all of the activities. around 6:30 this morning, a military convey, led by police came through in preparation for fleet week. today is also the quarter finals for americas cup with races scheduled this weekend. estimated to draw 40,000 people to the bay. evmember of the police force will be out. leaders say it's a practice run for the big america's cup event next year, 3 million people are expected to attend. the blue angels will be flying over head, practicing today. catch a quick peek practicing this afternoon and shows saturday and sunday. it's part of fleet week. here is a look at the big events we talked about earlier , the giants taking on the reds in the national league playoffs and the hardly strictly blue grass festival in golden gate park. niners
are going to visit the city. ktvu channel 2 reporter alex savidge has more on the big changes transit agencies are making to accommodate the crowds. first let's check in with tara moriarty who is is in the city with a look at what the city is doing to prepare for the streets that will be jammed. >> reporter: we are here along the embarcadero. this is where the official store for the america's cup is. there are going to be quarter finals today and then more racing this weekend. expected to draw 40,000 people to the bay. it's one of many events happening this weekend. every member of the police force will be out. this will be closing -- they will be closing one northbound lane along the embarcadero between the ferry building and bay street to allow emergency vehicles access. city leaders say it's a practice run for the big america's cup event next year where more than three million people are expected to attend. also on tap the u.s. navy blue angels will be flying overhead. they will be practicing today. you might catch a glimpse. their shows will be on saturday and sunday of course. no
off in almeda county at three city libraries and the union city sports center. for more information go to abc7news.com and click on "see it on tv." now to an east bay political fight is turned physical. a richmond city councilman is said to file charges for a person who punched him in the head. we have the details. >> you ar ruud, and you are i am polite, and i'm sick of it. >> that's what corky, who is a richmond city council member, said a political rival yelled at him just before he was assaulted. >> the next thing i know i feel this big thud to the back of my head and my neckline and the back of my head and i'm going, wow, what was that? so i turn around to look, and i get a sock right in my right temple here. >> this video supplied to us by shawn of chevron, it shows a man being led away in handcuffs. this was thursday night. it appeared at a council members candidate meeting on the 1100 block of richmond. moore was taken into custody for misdemeanor assault, cited and released. moore who this e-mail in his defense. things got heated and i got in his face and said some pretty mea
. it will take place at san francisco's city hall on october 16th. the family has invited a list of dignitaries, including former secretary of state george shultz and senator dianne feinstein. stevens went to piedmont high school and on to uc berkeley for college and uc hastings in san francisco for law school. the public is also invited to the service. but the city hall rotunda only holds about 700 people. stevens was 52 years old. >>> the san francisco bay is once again filled with the best sailors in the world as the america's cup series is back. that's where we find nbc bay area's laurence scott who is once again an honorary skipper. >> we are on the bay with team korea, victorious today in the america's cup series match racing qualifiers. the youngest skipper by far in the world series competitions here on the bay this weekend. tell me something. what a thrill, not just competing in your first race, but winning your first race. how did it go? >> it's pretty awesome. we managed to get a good start. and we kind of trying to throw it away a little. we managed to hold it together. and all the
area braces for the bustle, cbs 5 reporter joe vazquez reports the city can't wait for the windfall. >> it's going to be very busy and profitable. >> like what, a car payment? >> it could be depending on the car. ♪ [ music ] >> reporter: not all this weekend tourists will spend money like sailors on leave but they will leave a major mark. >> it's undeniable. >> reporter: matt of the san francisco travel association says visitors to the city spend about $300 per day. >> about a third of that is spent in the hotels. that means two thirds of it is spent outside the hotels. that's restaurant, retail, museum, galleries, other cultural experiences, transportation. >> reporter: with a million visitors projected this weekend, that's an economic impact of about $300 million per day. >> september was an amazing month for us our busiest month for occupancy since 2009. >> reporter: michael pace general manager of the "w" hotel says october is on path to do even better. >> this could potentially beat the record. we are within a percentage point of out doing ourselves again. >> reporter: the fo
of -- critical mass when bicyclists come together and ride in a huge group on city streets the last friday of every month. the first year 20 years ago 50 bicyclists took part now it is hundreds sometimes thousands. participants say they do it to make a point with divers to share the road. not everybody sees the message. it can make for a frustrating commute for drivers. then those looking at the bigger picture of how cyclists interact with the city one man told us he didn't like the city's bike plan. >> all day everyday motorists are bullying bicyclists. once a month we turn the table not to bully we are here, respect us for once a month for a few hours. >> one of the problems with the bike plan is it takes away traffic lanes and street parking on busy city streets that creates a problem. an environmental impact. >> reporter: critical mass is typically peaceful, in years past, there have been fights and police have arrested bicyclists for traffic violations and even assaults. san francisco police chief tells us there will be extra patrols on duty tonight. police officers will be out on mot
the work is finished by 2018th is a joint project shared by the city of fremont, alameda county and the vta. >>> closing two campus in the hope of avoiding a possible shutdown, san francisco city college will shut the castro campus instructional site. the classes held there will be relocated. they are hoping to save money and rent on operating costs. cool trustees made the decision last night as part of a plan to keep the school from losing its accreditation last year. the acrediting team blamed the school for going beyond its means. >> no doubt about it, it looks scary and violent. but it was just a drill. specialists in response training put on masks and carried prop guns as san jose city college, students, and staff rehearsed where to go and what to do under threat. the exercise would have been unthinkable just over a decade ago but now it's become a common safety measure. >> this is one of many different kind of training sessions we've had to prepare the students and faculty for any kind of an emergency situation. today's training is focused on the active shooting training. so it's very
. >> there is a combination of low temperatures and low humidity there is city leaders deciding there was too much of a danger today. so the park is closed and this is not the only location where activity is being monitored with temperatures climbing the principal isn't making chances and put up shade for students and has them drinking plenty of water. the school has air kng and everyone is taking precautions. >> you limit play. and they don't do the soccer. and some of the sports or activities. and there is a smart move to stay in the shade. temperatures hot enough for public health officer to remind about heat dangers. >> this is important to watch anyone with heart disease and illnesses. they're at a higher risk. >> one of the popular downtown attractions in july is now a big hit in october. >> there is think be maybe it's open, but it's hot today. >> for some there is no escaping the weather. if you felt overheated imagine conditions for the crew on central road. >> it's like a sauna. you know? you don't need to go to a sauna after this. >> this is hot out there. the forecast calls for temperatures to coo
are starting to spend. construction is also picking up in san jose. but the city apparently is not prepared. and that's causing delays. nbc bay area's kris sanchez is live in san jose with why one businessman blames the city for losing nearly everything. kris? >> reporter: hi there, janelle. well, if you have ever been through a construction project, then you know that things don't move nearly as fast as you hope that they would. but in san jose for months, things were taking a lot longer than they were supposed to. and that's primarily because the planning department was decimated by the recession. >> great ice cream. very good. >> reporter: this cream i have a fixture in this san jose downtown, at least it was until owner jeff mullen closed in order to move into a new space after ten years in business. >> my expectation of downtime was two to three months, okay. it turned into eight months. >> reporter: mullen says he lost $400,000 in revenue and nearly lost his home and his customer base. and while he was closed, other similar businesses moved in. he places much of the blame on the city
been killed. supporters say that they have been marching to the city hall after this meeting just wrapped up. they're demanding that the police report released. kron 4 has more. alicea? >>reporter: >> justice! (crowd chanting) >>reporter: shut the door after these protesters but they did not keep their mouth shut. they were rallying in front of the d.a.'s office before the assistant d.a. came outside and exchanged words. >> why can we not get a report? >> why cannot any investigation that took the time necessary to make sure that this is done right. >> fate marched through the streets of oakland to the city council meeting asking for answers. they want officers charges charged. against the officer-charged who shot the youth. they did however, finally got the police report. >> these police have got to be accountable, they have got to be. >>reporter: this child was killed just days before graduation. he was well on his weight and his life was cut short. they want a full investigation. he was well on is -- with your >> he was pronounced dead and he was missing four hours for several
creek nightclub said he will fight city club night managers. he is the owner of a lounge. on october 25th, he's supposed to meet with the city planning commission to try to stop the force of a conditional use permit. it's the second time in a year the permit has been imposed on that location. it sets an earlier start time and he said the city is trying to force him to shut down and he says the city is not friendly to small business owners. >>> today's work on the b.a.r.t. extension is being done at kato and warren avenue and fremont. the project is expected to enhance the area on widening mission boulevard. crews will be installing b.a.r.t. bridges and warren avenue. work is scheduled to be finished in early 2015. b.a.r.t. to san jose. >>> and we just had breaking news in san jose. what just happened sal? >> a fire in san jose here. it's a house fire reported on mulberry lane in san jose. now, this is in the willow glen area of san jose. the fire has gone to two alarms now. we're gonna get you more information. but if you do see smoke rising, that is exactly what's going on. we have a c
. >> this was to long, to late, and to loud. >> a city approved rabe in oakland brings hundreds of complaints mile away. why those behind the event say they did nothing wrong. . . and tens of thousands turn out for a high tech event. the big announcement oracle is making. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now this is ktvu channel 2news at five. >> good evening. i'm ken wayne. >> i'm heather hoppings. we start this 5:00 hour with breaking news out of san carlos where a shooting crash has shut down a portion of southbound highway 101. the police say an parent shooting victim was involved in a crash near the holly street exit. authorities say a vehicle was seen swerving before it veered off the roadway. we don't know the extent of the victim's injuries. the traffic is stopped in the southbound lanes and some people were standing outside of their cars. if we get more information on the breaking story we will of course bring it to you during the course of this newscast. >>> now to developing news that we are following for you off the san mateo coast. the coast guard launching a search for t
of it itself. what it does do, it allows the city to commission an $8 million study to say, if we drain this, can we restore the area and find other ways to bring in power and water to the city? shorters like mike marshall say it's time to modernize our water system. >> this is one of nine storage facilities where we store our water. down below here, the river still flows and it will continue to flow once we restore the hetch hetchy valley. >> reporter: politically it's like touching the third rail. >> it is universal. there is not a single elected official in northern california that i'm aware of who is supporting prop f. >> you've been saying this measure f, it's insane, stupid. do you still stand by that today? >> oh, absolutely. when anybody rational looks at it, there is no answer to the cleanest water that this whole state if not the country has with our hetch hetchy water. >> reporter: and while only san francisco residents will vote on this study, it has much broader implications. there are 30 municipalities in the bay area that use water from hetch hetchy, including cities in san m
san francisco, the city is hosting more than half a dozen events from sweet week to america's baseball play off games so that means huge crowds coming to town. how officials plan to deal with the potential transit and traffic nightmares. shan na. >> that's right. just imagine the population of san francisco doubling. that's about how many people are expected here in the next ten days, and you can see the signs up already warning people they're going to take one of these traffic lanes and turn it over to bike rides and maybe a bike ride or take public transit. expect lain closures, de tours and a lot of heavy traffic through the city. >> san francisco is only about seven square miles. this week huge crowds could have the city bursting at its seems. an estimated 1 million people are expected to come to town. >> i'm not driving this week. definitely not. >> fleet week kicks off thursday and is expect today attract a couple hundred thousand people this weekend and the waterfront won't be the only hot spot. the hardly bluegrass festival will draw hundreds of thousands to golden gate park. s
is known as a tollerant city but tonight what leaders said enough is enough whit comes to public nudity. introducing a measure restricting where people are allowed to be in the buff. abc 7 is live in the epicenter often in the castro. people will be surprised to know there is no state law against public nudity. >> that is right. it only deals with lewd, nude behavior, and not nudity itself. last year you might remember san francisco supervisors passed a law requiring nudists to put a towel or something down on the seat before they sit. and the man behind that measure has been pushing for new restrictions. >> on a nice day, this man enjoys baring it all. these a are the so called naked guys. >> this is a neighborhood that has limited public space and our town square is now almost every day a nudist colony. it's not okay. >> the supervisor scott weiner proposed public nudity be restricted to what he calls appropriate venues including bay to breakers, folsom street fair and the beach. he says his district, the castro has seen a skyrocketing increase in people who like to display their priv
tillites going out towards foster city. golden gate- southbound. tail lights however also looking decent. andr traffic maps the green showing could conditions from 1 0 1 coming out of coyote valley. with good conditions. check out the east shore. with wind speeds at 50 m.p.h. but no problems. 680 through san ramon with--vehicle speeds at 50 m.p.h.--and also muni public transportation is offering extra routes. with extra bus service and opti als to out the city. >> thank you. there have been five deadly shootings this week in oakland. they have been working overtime. these murders are not connected but part of the city-wide crime problem. police chief, howard jordan called the aid operation " cease-fire " cured of order, this church pastor says that this is not go far enough. >> this is one of the most dangerous cities in america. then i think that we need to declare oakland a state of emergency. then we have just described what is happened in oakland with five murders within 18 hours. >> the police chief, the city council they should say that this is enough is enough this is not afghanis
it -- hare bore. you can see from -- harbor. you can see it from the ground. >>> texas is city shaking from an earthquake. it happened late saturday night and was centered in irving texas, that's a disturb of dallas. walls crack and pictures were knocked off walls but no manger damage was reported. >> the couch actually shook side to side. it actually -- you felt the tremor coming through. >> seismologists say these are not unusual to texas although it is not home to a faultline. >>> it smells like rotten eggs at spinaker. the paper reports that the odor has gotten so bad, some people don't want to go outside. rockland corporation reportedly owns the lagoon and the air company sent them a problem that they will have to fix the problem and pay a fine. >>> the u.s. supreme court begins a new term today, one that could bring rulings on affirmative action and voting rights. alison burns has more. >> reporter: the health decision, of course, was the big fi nayly. now the -- finale. now they are preparing to take on more explosive issues. the justices attended the red mass that includes a prayer.
, 85 in napa. 91 for concord, 83 expected in fremont. 81 for mountain view. 70 degrees in the city for the afternoon. along the coastline, mid 60s in pacifica. these numbers will be notable warmer over yesterday. yesterday seemed to be a bit of a cool day. and for your weekend if you are headed to tahoe, 70s to near 80 degrees. we will have light winds and mostly sunny skies. temperatures will be on the warm side. giving you a look at what you can expect for today, mid to upper 60s in the forecast for the coastline. mid 90s for the warmer areas. notice how we begin to really heat it up sunday into monday. again, some of the hottest numbers we have seen since about mid june. on sunday, we do have a heat advisory, especially for those that are really sensitive to the heat, maybe the little ones, and our senior citizens. that to be aware of. it will hold on through monday. monday looks to be the hottest day, low 90s to low 100s in the forecast. on tuesday, just a very slight cool-down, but we do expect to warm back well above average. afternoon highs will be in the mid to upper 90s, a
traffic also looks pretty good getting up to daily city. let's go to steve. >>> thank you. a happy friday. yesterday some areas north bay, east bay really warmed up. south bay, about as advertised. today looks like the system will prevent us from warming up. tomorrow we'll start the process all over again. 40s. napa, san rafael. livermore, low clouds. they did not have that yesterday. 51 in san francisco. oakland airport 52. there's trying to get a little sea breeze, but it continues to decrease here. although slightly stronger than yesterday. nothing crazy. that system, though, high pressure is coming behind that. it will start to nose in saturday and sunday and monday, definitely warm to hot. inland temps look like the system will come down today and start to turn around and head warmer on saturday and definitely warm to hot inland on sunday and monday. now, the coast, looks like there will be an on shore breeze, but they will warm up. the fog should burn off sooner. it doesn't look like it will scour down. cool for some, warm for others. fog for many. reduced visibility, hazy sunshine.
into the city. all of the san mateo bridge, no delays. towards the nimitz. and the toll plaza showing the bridge spans the tail lights are from foster city. no incidences to report. from the 192 interchange. the golden gate, also no problems of the visibility and not even any cars and our vision. and as we take a look at our traffic maps westbound 24 slow. cellphones 680 is also a problem-free. southbound-680 is also a problem-free. however, this a real westbound 580 through the old, and pass it is also smooth sailing. you are cruising approaching the interchange. >> and amtrak train carrying 169 oneself derailed after this big rig and train collided. it finally stopped after about troubling 6 ft.. mild/moderate injuries were sustained by passengers with even some having a broken bones. the truck driver also had minor injuries believe it or not. that trial continues today for the woman accused of killing the bay area nursing student. prosecutors say that esteban stock michelle s talked...michelle lei.. her body was found in alameda county haazig madyun was in court yesterday. jealousy that turne
plan to drive in san francisco tonight. bike riders are expected to jam city streets to mark the 20th anniversary of critical mass. it began two decades ago when 50 people chose to ride their bikes home from work together. sometimes it numbers in the thousands. it has sparked periodic altercations between drivers and cyclists. no word what might happen. police say they will be ready for anything. >> we'll have extra people with them we use motorcycles, and bikes. >> there's no predicting how many will show up when the ride begins at the foot of market street 6:00 tonight or which streets the riders will take over, so be ready. >>> this morning the investigation continues into a fatal crash in novato that took the life of a 12-year-old girl riding her bike. amy hollyfield joins us from the scene. >> reporter: this spot where she was hit is now marked by flowers and a couple of candles on this two-lane road, including a turn lane busy but narrow street on novato boulevard. she was riding her bike when she was hit. hailey ratliff just moved to novato from new mexico. she wrote on her fac
or dig up dimes when they go to grocery stars tomorrow. a new city law goes into effect tomorrow making paper or recyclable bags your only choice. there won't be plastic bags. they will also betrayed charge shoppers ten cents for every bag they use. >> it will motivate people to be more environmentally conscious. overall i say it's a good thing. >> city leaders hope the extra charge will encourage people to carry reusable tote bags with them when they go shopping. a busy weekend for the governor, who faces a midnight deadline to face a pile of bills sitting on his desk. so far he has vetoed a measure that would have allowed judges to recognize multiple parents if it's in the best interest of a child. the governor signed the fair sentencing act for youth that will give some minors sentence to life without parole a chance to earn parole after 15 years. and a bail requiring parents who choose not to get their parents immunized to sign a statement saying they received a statement about the risks and benefits of vaccines. >> we demand and expect that governor brown will sign these bills into
's not too big of a deal for them. >> city leaders hope the new law will force consumers to be more ecofriendly and carry reusable tote bags with them on shopping trips. san francisco's existing plastic bag ban applies only to chain grocery and drug stores. the new law will cover most mom and pop stores, too, as well as the national chains. >>> governor brown today is giving juveniles a second chance by saying no to a controversial therapy and denying children multiple parents. the governor signed a bill that will give some juvenile sentenced to life without parole a chance to earn it, but not before serving at least 15 years. he also approved a bill ending a type of psychotherapy making gay teenagers straight. governor vetoed a bill that would allow judges to decide if some parents should have more than two legal parents. brown still has more bills to sign or veto before midnight. >>> still to come on abc7 news at six, nearly 50,000 people and $120 million in revenue. the big convention that's drawing a huge crowd. the efforts to save a community mural. we will tell you what commun
. the temperatures sored into the 90s and one city saw triple digits. the kids at the soccer match were trying to keep cool one vendor was really sweating it out. >> it is hot outside. so, it is not a fall-like weather day. >> not what you expect approximated for the fall classic. >> no, no. over here they sell sweat shirts and it is a t-shirt sign right now. >>> let's check in with how hot it will get. >> a brand-new record set today in livermore, 100 degrees. shattered the old record established in 1952. good evening. let's share with you the highs across the bay area, today, 80 at the beach in pacificca. 84 degree fist san francisco, that is 22 degrees warmer than it was yesterday at this hour. triple digits livermore, san skwroes a upping the average high, 82, i know what you want to know. tomorrow's highs. because it will be a hotter day tomorrow than what we experienced today. all of the way back up to 80 along the coast, 90s peninsula, 98 degrees morgan hill. east bay will climb all of the way up to 100 degrees in the hottest locations, recollect wise, north of the bay, talking 98 in sa
because of the higher volume of traffic into the city as we continue to the 6:00 hour. the san mateo bridge is a good alternate for you if your coming from the nimitz freeway. head up the loot was no one if you're trying ahead and to san francisco. they're taking 20 minutes to get between hayward and the foster city side the bridge. no problems of the north bay towards the golden gate bridge. it is still a smooth ride to downtown san francisco. the east shore freeway is trouble-free all playdown to the oakland a's. just remember you have all that traffic waiting for yet at the toll plaza. walnut creek looks good no problems there and telling towards 580 this is the slowest commute for now. it is jammed up from 2 05 margin on to west land at to the all to my id is going to be a slow commute is stop and go. less than 50 m.p.h. as we have to the 680. it should be trouble-free as you head into the northbound traffic. if you're heading to the airport this morning you will see no problems on 11 or highway 280 as you work your way through san francisco and down to the south bay. >> make sur
. >>> another day of record heat around the bay. that is oakland there. we will tell you which east bay city is poised to be hotter than even miami. the news at 11:00 starts now. >>> good morning. thanks for being with us. i'm marla tellez. >> i'm jon kelley. today, opening statements are being heard in the trial of giselle esteban. she is accused of killing michelle le. we have christie smith live at the courthouse with the latest on the trial of giselle esteban. >> reporter: the prosecutor opened with a photo of a smiling michelle le. he showed another photo of what is believed to be her last photo. her walking out of a parking lot and near where she was working. this right before she disappeared. her family packed the courtroom. they did not speak, but wore buttons of the 26-year-old on them. le disappeared in may of 2011 where she was studying nursing. her body found four months later. a former friend of hers, esteban killed her because she had feeling for her boyfriend. i guess we're having problems with that awed oudio. later, he developed a serious relationship with esteban. later, th
and conspiracy charges. the driver faces additional charges of speeding and d u i. all of this in a city that has been priding itself in reducing violent crime. >> we had no homicides in san francisco. pile on crime was reduced. but what we're seeing is these robberies involving electronic devices. >> so far this year police have reported more than 2000 robberies. >> of those 2000 robberies, 1199 involved smart phones. and that is quite an alarming number. >> not to mention laptops and i- pass? >> correct. >> is that up from last year? is that increasing? >> i do not know if it has increased from last year, i just have a cellphone statistics but what we're seeing is that when people resist, they're becoming more violent, they attack the victims. >> in the case of the woman who was robbed yesterday, she is doing ok, she was just sitting outside here and the guy grabs her ipad and the three men took off, and the cops chased her for about a mile. she thanked police for calling 9 1 1 and she got her ipad back but a lot of people don't get it back and is sold on the black market for hundreds of dollar
be the toughest spot the embarcadero. city officials are going to throw a new factor in the sidewalk is going to be packed with pedestrians, where to put the bicyclists? they are going to try shutting down a lane on the embarcadero and remember is it just for bicyclists between bay and washington. they believe that's the safest way to go. it is going to make things worse for cars. the message is, do not bring your car to the embarcadero. everyone is coming to watch this. there they are the blue angels. they will be taking to the skies to perform saturday and sunday around 3:00. the elite flight team says it loves flying in san francisco as much as we love watching. huge crowds come out for them. they are not the only game in town this weekend. there will be -- they will be sharing the stage below on the water, the america's cup semi finals sailing competition will be going on expected to attract huge crowds especially at marina green. the races will be at 4:00 today and tomorrow. then 2:00 on sunday. of course, don't forget the giants they have a playoff game saturday. here's a look at where
of trying to take pictures of young girls at washington elementary in daly city in the month of march. >> we say that he was in a bathroom stall. taking pictures of four different girls. he heard and thought that they heard a camera and got a teacher but they did not know who it was. he does not have a record. however, there was no data base for checking his sexual predator identity. and these photos, were shown and she said that is the guy. >> his photograph has not been made public because there could be more victims. prosecutors say that he is implicated in incidences at four different schools. facing 19 charges for of those charges are a felony charges. >> our team coverage continues we went to george washington elementary in daly city. to resel teresa estacio. there were relieved to hear this a arrest. >> as parents lined up to pick up these children at george waand washington elementary. they said that ever since last march. this strange man was caught taking pictures of corals they have been on edge. however, taking pictures of young girls but this has brought relief from this arrest.
are hot. >> correct i went to daly city. and yesterday i was thinking upper 50s but it reached 86 degrees. everybody was in the same boat. however, let us take a look the weather headlines. it is a clear start to the morning. with cloud coverage along the coast. at other than that, a warmer start with the '60s and '70s as we fourth go towards this afternoon sunny and warm. in fact it depends on when the sea breeze will kick on if it gets later. there could be eight other beach day with mid-70s for some of the coast areas around the bay. off certainly, after that fog dissipates 60s. and a 77 degrees in antioch. '70s in daly city. it is a relatively warm start. still contending from that yesterday's heat. the upper 50s in vallejo mid-60s in downtown san francisco. the futurecast showing by lunch, cooler than yesterday. with the '70s and '80s. as we go for this afternoon just a few areas are in the '90s. livermore, concord and places like morgan hill. you see pleasanton, 90 degrees. expect temperatures to be about 10 degrees cooler compared to what we saw yesterday but another gorgeous day.
fremont street. a good drive with no issues. westbound looking decent through foster city. and southbound 1 0 1 with no issues of visibility. the overnight construction. northbound 101. fruit marin county. and we are not seeing any delays. through-. county. also looking decent on these interstate 280 so cruising through cupertino. the roadways sensors between mountain view. these ithelma police are investigating another homicide. this was after the 2300 block and east san jose. this officer was involved with this shooting was gang-related. it is the 36th homicide in san jose for this year and also in vallejo. this was after a police stand off right around 6:00 p.m. this is video. and when authorities arrived two victim's were suffering from gunshot wounds. and they both died. there was a hostage situation. he surrendered to police about 45 minutes later. this is the 12th and 13th homicide in vallejo this year. the measure of deputies involved in a shooting near caltran. and he was shot with non- life threatening injuries. the san jose police department is currently investigating. it happe
the weekend in more than 300 cities worldwide as bicyclists celebrate their push for bicycle rights. 6,000 bicycle riders rode their bikes during rush hour. how did that go? >> reporter: the cyclists moved about the city in aimless celebration. while drivers could do nothing but sit and wait. >> we are not blocking traffic. >> we are traffic. >> for drivers it was utter frustration. at market and van necessary we saw one tussle with the driver. >> you are breaking the law. >> in texas we would shoot your [ bleep ]. >> they monitored the ride and they told drivers to be patient. >> it happens once a month. >> i wish i would have known that. it happens to be 20th anniversary. >> there were moments of politeness. at van ness and market a large crowd rode around in circles and held up their bike in victory. others took it in stride. san francisco police confirm that there have been no arrests. >> terry: demonstrations in the mission district, as well. at 18th and valencia a splinter group occupied the intersection by going through traffic light changes. drivers were frustrated but they kep
and the jacket, 60 in oakland not too bad out there as well as san rafael, napa, 58 in the city, the coast 60°. we'll continue to see the onshore push numbers coming way down today compared to yesterday, already 17° cooler in fremont as well as 3° cooler warmer from napa to santa rosa, the trend will be this, low clouds and fog at the coast, the push will continue throughout the next couple of hours, then of course it will retreat, cooler pattern today, the end of the workweek into the weekend not a lot of change more seasonal numbers. then the slight chance of showers mainly in the north bay monday we have an upper level low off the coast, it is close enough to the bay area that it is allowing for temperatures to come down that onshore push and a dose of low clouds and fog sitting at the coast for much of the day. getting to partly cloudy skies later. this will certainly influence our weather through the weekend. not until monday we could see a few raindrops. 63 in the city, 69 oakland, 76 concord, 79 livermore, 77 san say 79, 63 in monterey, looking inland, -- around morgan hill, upper
bring reusable bags to the store. the city's bag ordinance goes into effect. they must charge customers a dime for each bag unless the shopper brings their own. that bag law kicks in for restaurants and bakeries next year. >>> san francisco mayor ed lee is scheduled to make welcoming remarks at oracle's 2012 conference tonight. more than 50,000 people are expected to tearnldz the event -- attended the event in san francisco. oracle's c.e.o. is expected to announce a revamp of the company's database system at that event. oracle is also expected to reveal new servers for computing. >>> you may want to check the status of your flight if you're flying out of san francisco international airport today. one of the primary runways is closed and that could cause some delays. this is the final weekend of the runway closures for work to install new lights and safety features. airport officials say air traffic should return to normal by tomorrow morning. today is a spare the air day. officials are asking people to avoid driving or using gas powered equipment in order to cut down on unhealthy air po
and is being celebrated with the san francisco twist in the center of the city. barbeques and berbers and dogs cold beers are guzzled while kids slide down the slide in the playground. >> days like this are reasons why people-that's this is a beautiful day >> godsowe are drinking and mingling with our other friends here at the park. >> across the street in line for ice cream at the buy right creamery wraps around the block. >> out of his work a 35 minute wait. >> kids use the drinking fountain to cool off while big kids calling themselves the squirt gun mafia have a water balloon and water gun war on the grass. >> it's a great day to get soaked. >> but while the top for san franciscans some ladies are drinking pink champagne in the shade. maureen kelly kron 4 news. >> it looks like today will be a another triple digit whether day for people out in the east. the third in the row so far. >> the cost in use public transportation for ryder by we are asking that you--this year has seen more spare their days than last year and it will be pretty tough the this afternoon once again. >> from the mornin
's left of the big rig out of the way. >> the city's plastic bag and goes into effect today at all retail stores if you don't have your on bad and you need one from the store their own to charge you 105 per bag and then they will keep the money. the city does not make money on this. next october this then expands from all retail stores to restaurants as well and city officials are hoping that this will help san francisco rich ago on zero waste by 2020. >> " boy scouts of america plan on bringing suspected abusers to the attention of police departments of the abuses are named in the organization's a so-called perversion file. the scout argued they have spent the sentry tracking the files and using those records pedophiles out of the organization. we're taking a break is 7: 22 straight ahead a live look it is clear out their the wind is calm and the temperatures are expected to be hot said. if you missed the weather report with erica stick around have a scorcher forecast coming up in another couple of minutes. 7: 27 we will be back with more in just a couple of minutes lysenko live look out
comfortable right now. you can see how clear it is in the city right now, no fog to speak up. if you get a chance come out and enjoy it. they're people running, walking their dogs. if you're going to do it now is the time before the heat starts to set in. it is going to be much hotter and land in the bay area, if you get a chance this is a great place to start your morning. >> he said the same thing yesterday do the work out early. it was so sunny and hot yesterday. >> almost a carbon copy for today. here's a live look for more rubicam. blue skies once the sun comes out. clear skies this morning, warm pretty quickly '60s right now we're well on the way this seeing '70s. sonny still hot this afternoon temperatures in the '80s and '90s for most of the bay area. we will hit the century mark for some locations in the east. it will take a little while to start to cool things off. the danville is 1 01 livermore 100 fairfield the same thing. walnut creek you're gonna be about 9899 degrees. we could hit the center march south of sound san jose. by noon time widespread '80s. look for another scor
, grab the jacket it will be sunny, numbers in the low 60s in the city upper 60s oakland, 74 palo alto, 79 in livermore today, gilroy 74. and we are looking at the numbers to feel more like autumn today the warmest day of the next seven numbers cooling further into tomorrow the first portion of the workweek blue angels and america's cup with a good breeze along the bay. >>> still ahead, building catches on fire and a family is trapped inside. the new video showing their daring escape from their third story apartment to get away. >>> first, moving is going green. michael finney takes a look at the new business letting customers make packing eco-friendly. >>> 12 after 6:00 looking at a live picture of the bay bridge there's some trouble there in the east bay in morning there i was bart maintenance vehicle got stuck on the tracks there in oakland. it is now cleared. but the residual affects continue. we are hearing bart delays of about 40, 45 minutes in the east bay keep in mind as you go through your commute if you want to call the boss say you will be a little late, we'll back you up th
of the card roll's opening in august. the city permit process pushed back the opening by four months. and they are seeking over $10,000 in damages for that. the san jose city attorney calls the claim, quote, unfortunate. >>> downtown san francisco is brace for a tech conference that's expected to cause some traffic headaches along the way. oracle open world will be here starting tomorrow through wednesday. today there was a stay city stream of participants registering for the events. parts of howard and taylor streets are due to the closed for the event and several mun any lines rerouted as well. worst traffic problems are expected to happen between 7:00 and 8:00 a.m. and 40,000 people are expected to attend that conference. >>> the flu season is around the corner. today hunts of people are in the south bay to get preventive medicine. cars were lining up for today's flu shot drive-thru clinic and union city. kaiser was the sponsor, according to kaiser as well as the center for disease control, a flu shot is recommended for all children from 6 months to 18 years old as well as every a
in the city of vallejo. >> reporter: throughout the day, we have talked to a few friends of the mayor who have comprehend out to check out the damage here. of course, they are trying to figure out why and who would possibly target the mayor. of course, investigateddors at this point, while they are simply trying to preserve some very basic pieces of evidence, so they haven't offered any information as to any possible persons of interest or even any reason why this would have happened. reporting live in vallejo, abc7 news. >> thank you. we will stay on it. things are heating up in the bay area today. we are already under a spare the air day. let's go straight to our meteorologist. >> today, actually, very mild in comparson to what we are going on experience as we head into sunday and definitely on monday. live doppler 7 hd showing quite a bit of fog off the coast. an indication of cool air moving in. but, folks, get ready. the winds will shift tomorrow offshore, a warm wind direction as we head into sunday, monday and tuesday. currently, it is 90 in livermore, comfortable in oakland, 71. 61 in
three votes, only to have to lead the city through bankruptcy a short time later. in 2009, the mayor's controversial remarks about gays drew national attention. and most recently he's come under fire for five officer-involved shootings. police confirm they're looking into the possibility the fire was an act of domestic terrorism. >> there is certainly a possibility in a the mayor, being the mayor, might have been targeted based upon his position as a public official. >> we know it was an intentional act. we've taken the evidence to a lab. >> reporter: the mayor was in tears saturday morning as he suited up in fire gear and toured the damage. but he says today is a new day and he's more determined than ever to keep going. >> acts of vandalism or criminal conduct. on the contrary. the only strength in my resolve to continue to do what is right and good as mayor of this city, i am steadfast in my commitment to continue doing what i believe is necessary to serve all of the citizens of this city. >> reporter: we are back here live. investigators again tell us that they have sent evidence
drive through. the morning commute looks pretty good. as you -- 0-minute delay as you get into the city before you get on the span. if you are driving on san francisco freeways, big scene northbound 280 at alemany. that crash has been there for about an hour. >>> let's go to steve. >> all right, sal. very quiet, very calm. no sea breeze yet. very calm, the warmest temperatures at 7:00 a.m. are in the city and along the coast, warmer than out in sacramento and stockton. once that wind turns west. there is a lot of fog rarin' to go. it needs a little oomph. it's very -- it's very minute. 70s, 80s by the coast. the key will be when that west kind kicks in. you have 65, hayward, san francisco. so there's some really warm conditions there. it is on its way, once it gets there, temperatures will take a drop. it's a mild morning on the coast. temperatures inland will rebound really fast. it's always the toughest call -- it's always a tough call when the sea breeze kicks in. inland temperatures it will take another day. cooling begins on wednesday. there are signs that temperatures will drop an
from this city that came together and built this bridge in the honor of my grandson. >> reporter: the bridge cost $10 million. developers used city, state and federal funds to complete it. red tape in getting some of the funds delayed the construction. and marla, when was the last time you saw a gathering of 400 people just for the grand opening of the pedestrian bridge? that's what we're seeing here. quite scene. reporting live in san jose, back to you. >>> the new b.a.r.t. extension takes another step forward. south bay leaders are set to break ground on the project in fremo fremont. that is where christie smith is live for the ceremony. >> reporter: good morning to you. they have the gold shovels out here marking the complete transformation of the area. the officials here and all of the steel you see piled up in the background will be driven into the ground. there are four separate projects happening at the same time in this area to make way for the b.a.r.t. silicon valley extension, including widening mission boulevard to six lanes between 880 and warren springs and building
at a hot nel new york city. she claims she was choked and thrown to the ground by a man she met at a nightclub. the argument was overra photos the man took of her on his cell phone. a man was arrested and charged with misdemeanor assault but late this afternoon the police say the accusations could not be proved so the charges were dropped. >>> it is hot and we were told it was going to get hotter. >> i was taking a look at the national weather service to see if we have the readings in and not in as of yet. at this hour, 99 degrees in livermore, 101 in pleasantton and the coast is cheer. good evening, everyone -- clear. good evening, everyone. on the last sunday of the month of september. take a look. nothing but sunshine, picture postcard perfect conditions. we have stratus, 200 miles off shore. 73 degrees, yesterday, at this hour, it was 62. it is now 94 in santa rosa and red road city at 90 that is look at mount deablo: the humidity dropped down to 13%, dry. the potential for fire danger does increase. tonight, the official sun down at six:53. going outside, taking a look at
. why people in one bay area city were told, stop calling 911! >>> and new rules that make it tougher for parents to opt out of vaccinating their kids, or do they? the surprising loophole thrown in at the last minute. one of the world's hottest clothing stores gets ready to make its west coast debut here in the ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, it was so loud, it could be heard for miles. police departments were flooded wih complaints. in fact san leandro police got so many s - that they sent out an ale, telling people to stop callg 9-1-1... and call oakland pe instead. here's cbs 5 reporr phil matier. (matier vo) it was billed as >> reporter: it rattled windows as far away as san leandro, seven and a half miles away. this alameda street is four and a half miles from the coliseum, but on the night of the rave, it was anything but quiet. >> just constant thumping with all the windows rattling. >> reporter: by coincidence, one of the people is the alameda county supervisor, who got an extra earful that night. >> it was extremely loud, from 6 to 2 a.m. i actually started getting calls to my house. >> wha
into the city on the bridge. it's not stop and go. there's no major problems. livermore valley, as you drive through the castro valley. 880 from -- from hayward to union city. if you are driving in the south bay, this morning, 280 already slow. it went from a nice commute to all of a sudden on the road. getting on 280, 101 and 85 into sunnyvale. 7:09. >>> and the cardinals last year qualified. humidity is up for some. very calm conditions. there are signs. the humidity is up 70% for some. others are in the 0s. i mean, the humidity dropped at sfo about 16%. that's bone-dry. now it's 75%. we'll go 90 today. this is always a brutally challenged forecast. once the temperature drops, boy, does it ever. san francisco, 94 yesterday. 74 today. inland still dry but the west wind has not kicked in yet except at sfo. calm at oakland airport. calm at travis. a little puff of a west- northwest at santa rosa. the system right there producing snow up in montana is drawing up this little low that's been up more for the longest time as the high pressure builds here. that's ushering in a little cooler pattern
hot. 85 degrees in san francisco. 77 in daly city. north bay, mid 90s for sonoma, santa rosa. 93 in san rafael. you'll feel the heat again. lack of a see breeze and fog will get you cooking in the east bay. 94 for castro valley. heading inland, livermore 101. 90 in santa cruz. 99 in morgan hill. seven-day forecast, hot tomorrow cooler wednesday and continue to drop the temperatures drastically down to the upper 70s to low 80s by the weekend. mike nicco will be here between 4:30 and 7:00 a.m. what would you do with $49,000? a lot. win big with abc7 and find out. all of our facebook friends are eligible. enter a sweepstakes to win $49,000. go to facebook.com/abc7news and it wil take you tohe pe where yo can fl out the entry form welnunce te winner october 18th right after the game. >>> coming up next, san francisco lights up >> dan: hollywood and movie fans are buzzing aut t person chosen to hosted next year's academy awards. seth mcfarland will take center stage, known for his crude humor. he made miss debut with a box office hit. abc will carry the oscars live. >> two is a san fr
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